Aviator Sunglasses - initially introduced as pilot’s sunglasses specially made for aviators and aviation personnel during World War II. The slightly convex teardrop design covers two or three times that of the eye area. Through time, the design became the most popular design and shape covered by most well-known brand in the eyewear market. Aviator Shades are the world’s bestselling sunglass design, catapulting it into iconic sunglasses status. The iconic sunglasses' popularity has been reinvented every time by popular personalities and celebrities. During the war era, it was popularized by Gen. Douglas MacArthur and became the pilots sunglasses worn by many aviators around the world. During the 60’s it was the fashion style for pop culture groups and celebrities like The Beatle’s Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Freddie Mercury of the rock group Queen. Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer and Sylvester Stallone made aviator shades more iconic in movies such as Top Gun, Cobra and To Live and Die in L.A. Aside from its popularity with celebrities and famous people, the features and functionality does make the iconic sunglasses a top seller and highly chosen among other available eyewear in the market. Some of the regular features of an Aviator Sports Sunglasses are listed below:
- Proven Polarized Lens efficiency. Since they were primarily made for the pilot’s eye required vision capacity, authentic Aviator Shades offers the best polarization technology coating that effectively filter extremely harmful glare providing that 20/20 vision capacity to aviators.
- Excellent Photochromic lens detailing for unparalleled image and color acuity and adaptation to light exchanges and weather changes.
- Protects against harmful UVA/UVB Rays in 100% performance.
- Durable and flexible hypoallergenic acetate based frame and temples that provide excellent grip and facial hug efficiency.
Silicone grip temples and nose bridge pads for superior pressure-free comfort.